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by the taliban. the pakastani girls are demanding an education. the economic crisis and some are ready to celebrate. and he may be -- they may be numbered two on the ticket, but the vice presidential candidates traded verbal blows last night as election day lems. -- looms. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. today people in pakistan observed a day of prayer for malala yousafzai. she is a 14-year-old girl shot in the head by the taliban. her crime was to campaign for girls like herself to have an education. the attack has been condemned across the globe. our journalist was the first to report from her home town. >> prayers across pakistan have been dedicated to malala. the 14-year-old remains in critical condition, three days after a taliban assassin shot her in the head. just two weeks ago the girl that has become the focus of worldwide attention was filmed at home, helping her younger brother with his work. it is for her own writings she became famous. the school flag flies at half mast. the students do not know when she will return here t
by the taliban in northern pakistan has been visited -- the teenage activist shot by the taliban in northern pakistan has been visited by a general. she became famous after she criticized the taliban for targeting schools like hers. the taliban has warned that even if malala yousafzai survived the attack she will still be a target -- survived the attack, she will still be a target -- survives the attack, she will still be a target. >> they are in shock. her classmates pray for their friend. she says malala is like our sister. we pray for her earliest recovery and well-being and that others didn't benefit from her in lightning -- and that others benefit from her enlightening views. the injured girl is in the hospital, still unconscious and in critical condition after surgeons removed a bullet from near her spinal cord. >> malala yousafzai. [applause] >> this is malala just a few months ago, receiving an award for her campaigning in favor of girls' education, but her success made her a target for the taliban. the cold-blooded shooting of such an innocent victim has united most of pakistan and
. >> it is a new era for these girls. now learning to play cricket. they have had to stay at home if the taliban were still in power. curious about me and keen to talk, but outside, they face many restrictions and uncertainty about their future after nato forces pull out. this is one example of the progress has been getting a high school in the past 10 years, but in the rural and less secure areas, there are millions that are not getting any kind of education and are under pressure to get married while still a school age. it is tough being a girl in afghanistan, but they are making a much bigger market. >> for more on the efforts of girls around the globe to get an education, i am joined by the ceo of women for women international. we have had two different sides of the same story, the girl's struggle for education and want to start by asking you about her. you have family in pakistan. how common is it for girls to be targeted when they try to get an education? >> is not common for girls to be targeted when they tried to get an education. pakistan has made tremendous progress in educating girls
to "starting point." a few stories we're watching right now. critically wounded anti-taliban activist who is all of 14 years old to a different hospital in pakistan. she is in critical condition this morning. three military officials saying they want to move malala yousufzai. the taliban targeted and shot this young girl tuesday. >>> felix baumgartner will attempt his skydive this weekend. he is hoping to break the sound barrier on the way down. >>> all tangled up, two men spotted this deer, tuesday, caught in a soccer net in tennessee. able to hold the doe down and cut the netting off. >> poor girl. >>> one of two sea lions that appears to have been caught in a fishing line, veterinarian will remove that from the sea lion today. a second sea lion was reportedly scared by a boat and went back into the water. >>> saints quarterback drew brees will join us. >>> humans were made to make things. that's why we've have thumbs. there's that instinctive drive for people to create. i like to think that tech shop helps to rekindle that in people and get them back to being makers. there's so many th
.s. apologize for u.s. marines urinating on taliban corpses? >> oh, gosh, yes. urinating on taliban corpses, what we should not apologize for-- what we should not be apologizing for are standing up for our values. what we should not be doing is saying to the egyptian people while mubarak is cracking down on them that he is a good guy. and then the next week say he ought to go. what we should not be doing is rejecting claims for calls for more security in our baracks, in our marine-- we need marines in benghazi. when the commander on the ground says we node more forces for security there were requests for extra security. those requests were not honored. look, this was the anniversary of 9/11. it was libya. a country we knew we had al qaeda cells there, as we know al qaeda and its affiliates are on the rise in northern africa. and we did not give our ambassador in benghazi a marine detachment? of course there's an investigation so we can make sure that this never happens again. but when it comes to speak up for our values, we should not apologize for those. here's the problem. look at all the
in pakistan who was a symbol of resistance to the taliban's subjugation of women is in critical condition. the taliban shot her. she is in the intensive care unit. doctors removed a bull fret her neck. she was shot in the head on her school bus while terrified classmates watched in horror. yesterday the taliban says that she won't be spared if she survives. her family is also being threatened. she had a blog promoting girls' education. >>> this morning a pentagon official confirm it is united states military sent about 150 members to jordan to help with refugees arriving from syria. he said the team will help jordanians with logistics and planning worth thousands of refugees at that time border. >>> it has been five days since 10-year-old jessica ridgeway went missing on her way to school in colorado. police released this home video to help the public recognize her. sunday her backpack was found six miles away from home. police are now extend tharg er is -- extending their search. >>> jerry sandusky will be moved to a state prison in pennsylvania next week to start serving between 30 and
out of washington for the last two years, it's driven in part by taliban apologists who claim there are just the poor moderate gentleer, kinder taliban. it's such nonsense." for al-qaeda, she said, "the terrorist group is not insurgency. it's driven by ideology and wants to kill us all on our own soil if they must, even if u.s. troops pull -- even if the u.s. pulls all of the troops out of afghanistan." logan was beatp and sexually assaulted bay mob in cairo tahrir square last year. a former reporter and editor who heard logan speak said, "clearly one tough reporter but seemingly scarred by all of this, it was totally depressing. worrying, too. call for an amped war on terror. " we told you monday venezuelan president hugo chavez has been re-elected. the "guardian reports he brandished the sword of his hero. bolivar. and promised to further his got brand of socialism. obama administration reacted to the news this way. "we congratulate the venezuelan people on the high level of participation, as well as on what was a relatively peaceful election process." white house press secr
against extremism in pakistan. reports of outrage across that nation after a member of the taliban shot a 14-year-old girl in the head and neck and the reason? because she supported education for women, something the taliban strongly oppose. the girl was on her way home from school as the story goes, when police say the gunman approached a crowded school bus and asked whether anybody could point out this one girl. cops say another student did exactly that. and the gunman shot them both. medical workers air lifted the teenage activist to a nearby military hospital. somehow both girls survived. pakistan's prime minister condemned this and say the 14-year-old is quote, like my daughter. and yours, too. in neighboring afghanistan, a woman is freedom and women's rights. this is news in a country where little more than a decade ago, women were not allowed to go outside alone. ♪ . >> shep: a rare thing for afghan women to appear on stage. the rapper says some relatives refused to talk to her because of these performances. >>> a dreary day for our 401(k)s and a dismal outlook for the world's
. >>> the pakistani taliban has taken responsibility for the shooting of a 14-year-old activist. the attackers stopped the school van she was in, specifically asked for her and opened fire. the teen is hospitalized in stable condition. she's known for her anti-taliban writings advocating educational opportunities for girls. >>> massive protests in the streets of athens, greece today. about 25,000 demonstrators not rolling out the welcome mat for the german chancellor, angela merkel, who is meeting with her greek counterpart. critics see her as the enforcer of austerity measures that have greece battling massive unemployment and other financial hardships. >>> british police have charged a polish man with defacing a valuable painting by a famed artist in london. the man tarred the artwork with black paint sunday afternoon. >>> in kansas, a couple reels in an 84 pound catfish on the missouri river. they actually are keeping the massive fish alive in a swimming pool hoping someone will adopt it and stop it from becoming catfish pellets. or fillets. >> two different things. yeah. definitely two different t
taliban. there is no such thing as an al qaeda that doesn't want to kill us, even if we remove ourselves from the middle-east-- >>> listen, i hope obama brings up shamus the dog again. that's how small -- you know why? then i get to play the tape of obama admitting that he ate a dog. if that's how small they want to go -- >> but, sean, here's why it's not small ball. this was a dodge -- big bird is introduced to the conversation by governor romney-- >>> that's the point [overlapping dialogue] >> he did it as a dodge so he wouldn't have to talk about the fact that he has distorted his own -- [yelling]. >> i will never raise taxes on the middle class-- >>> wait a minute. obama gives us $6 trillion i. his numbers are skewed. >> sean: romney is saying if we are going to borrow 40 cents of every dollar we are spending, i am going to cut out the superfluous spending that this president won't cut. that's a big cut. >> i am going to cut tax for the rich and promise to balance the deficit and raise tracks taxes on the middle class. there is no way to do it. but i will talk about big bird and seem
in afghanistan. he was leading a four-man team on a mission to find a key taliban leader when murphy's team came under fire. he was the first american awarded the medal of honor posthumously for the afghanistan war. >>> here are some other stories we're watching this morning. an advertising campaign battle of sorts is being waged underground in the subway system of new york city. check out these ads. the message is clear. religious tolerance, unity, and support for the muslim community. this is a part of three separate ad campaigns launched by jewish and christian groups. it is a direct response to this controversial ad that references savages and calls on civilized man to support israel, defeat jihad. >>> next, to colorado where police have issued an amber alert following the disappearance of this 10-year-old girl. jessica ridgeway was on her way to school but never showed up, prompting officials to call her mother. but the search it turns out was delayed because her mom who works the night shift slept through those phone calls. so far police have searched the surrounding area but have found no
concern about come place sans see in the battle between the taliban and al-qaida. she says think are a poor, gentler kindler taliban. it is just nonsense when it comes to the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. she called for exact revenge and let the world know that the united states will not be attacked on its own soil, that its ambassadors will not be murdered and that the united states will not standby and do nothing about it. very strong comments from that zoned war correspondent. she made those comments at at an event in chicago. bill: nato has a plan to protect turkey as it rages in syria. leland vittert is live in jerusalem watching all this as the violence with turkey, is it getting better or worse or worse, leland. >> reporter: it's about the same. the syrian syrians send a shell over, the turks respond with a an artillery barrage. this is day six or seven of this and it's very concerning. the turks are beginning to amass men, equipment, f-16's are goi going. they don't thing things are going to get worse and nato is there to defend. second of all it cuts to the s
's what he did. >> bill:. >> caller: and on top of that he is making statement that the taliban will no longer rule regulation or say who does what and who goes somewhere. i love what president obama is doing. mitt romney right sit in a rocker chair on the porch and play with his grandchildren. >> bill: all right. veronica you summed it up. mitt romney as you summed it up has no connection to the middle class. born with a silver spoon in his mouth. can't identify. and he doesn't really have a grasp of what is happening in this country or around the world. i think he proved that yesterday. ronnie is in phoenix, arizona. good morning. >> caller: good morning, bill how are you doing? >> bill: i'm good. good to hear from you. >> caller: i did hear his speech yesterday, and i have to tell myself george w. bush. basically the people that write his speeches, are they all george w. bush's people? and it made no sense to me that we had to hear that all over again. >> bill: yeah and george bush took us into two wars in the middle east, and which we have paid everything
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